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Cambridge, MA
10000+ employees
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$10+ billion (USD) per year
Yale University, Stanford University, Princeton University
Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Harvard University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Generous benefits (11+ days of paid time off, solid health insurance coverage)

    Cons

    Not much cross-talk between different departments so one department could have access to your updated information, but another department might not.

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Harvard University Interviews

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    Comptroller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Harvard University (Boston, MA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I did a telephone interview with HR then an in person interview. The in person interview was 45 minutes with the direct supervisor CFO and 45 minutes with a peer. The interview took place in a conference room. Probably would have been better to interview with both at the same time. I didn't get an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time when you had to say no and explain how you did it   1 Answer
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Harvard University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2009
  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2008

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